Bush Blitz TeachLive – engaging high school students in science

The future of conservation depends on the skills and tools of science teachers. High school teacher Keith Martin-Smith argues that field trips, real and virtual, are pivotal to engaging students.

In a beautiful article written for the well known Wildlife Australia Magazine, Keith Martin-Smith from Hobart Tasmania, talks about engaging his students in meaningful way and his experience as one of the lucky teachers selected to join the Coral Sea Bush Blitz last year.

Find a copy of the full Wildlife Australia article here and re-read Keith’s blog from the Coral Sea Bush Blitz here.

Botanists and birds

Botanists surveying one of the many coral sea islands